Bactrim and Headaches - from FDA reports
Headaches is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prednisone, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Headaches with Bactrim. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 42,323 people who have side effects when taking Bactrim from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Dec, 23, 2017
42,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 1,401 people (3.31%) have Headaches
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Headaches *:
- < 1 month: 69.44 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.44 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.44 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.56 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 58.78 %
- male: 41.22 %
Age of people who have Headaches when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.09 %
- 2-9: 3.35 %
- 10-19: 10.04 %
- 20-29: 7.84 %
- 30-39: 11.54 %
- 40-49: 21.5 %
- 50-59: 19.74 %
- 60+: 25.81 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (122 people, 8.71%)
- Pain (103 people, 7.35%)
- Hiv Infection (99 people, 7.07%)
- Multiple Myeloma (84 people, 6.00%)
- Preventive Health Care (83 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prednisone (149 people, 10.64%)
- Ambien (134 people, 9.56%)
- Levaquin (126 people, 8.99%)
- Xanax (124 people, 8.85%)
- Aredia (119 people, 8.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (460 people, 32.83%)
- Fever (352 people, 25.12%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (340 people, 24.27%)
- Dizziness (317 people, 22.63%)
- Fatigue (308 people, 21.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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